Last Updated : May 23 2019 12:33PM     Screen Reader Access
News Highlights
Maneka Gandhi leading from Sultanpur            Azam Khan leading from Rampur            Varun Gandhi leading from Pilibhit            Smriti Irani leading in Amethi            Rajyavardhan Rathore leading in Jaipur           

International News

Mar 15, 2019
8:35PM

India welcomes France's decision to sanction Masood Azhar

DD News
India has welcomed the decision taken by France to sanction Jaish-e-Mohammed Chief Masood Azhar.

In a tweet, External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said, Azhar who is a Pakistan-based and his outfit is UN proscribed terrorist organisation who is responsible for the Pulwama terrorist attack.

Earlier, France has decided to freeze all assets of Pakistan based terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed, JeM chief Masood Azhar, in the application of the country's Monetary and Financial Code.

The French government's Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs, said, France has always been and always will be by India's side in the fight against terrorism.

It said France has decided to sanction Masood Azhar at the national level by freezing his assets in the application of the Monetary and Financial Code. 

A joint statement issued by the French interior ministry, finance ministry and foreign ministry said that France would raise the issue with its European partners with a view to including Masood Azhar on the European Union list of persons, groups and entities involved in terrorist acts. 

PM’s Exclusive Interview to DD News

Live Twitter Feed

Listen News

Morning News 23 (May) Midday News 22 (May) News at Nine 22 (May) Hourly 23 (May) (0605hrs)
समाचार प्रभात 23 (May) दोपहर समाचार 22 (May) समाचार संध्या 22 (May) प्रति घंटा समाचार 23 (May) (0600hrs)
Khabarnama (Mor) 23 (May) Khabrein(Day) 22 (May) Khabrein(Eve) 21 (May)
Aaj Savere 22 (May) Parikrama 22 (May) Lok Ruchi Samachar 19 (May)

Listen Programs

Market Mantra 22 (May) Samayki 22 (May) Sports Scan 22 (May) Spotlight/News Analysis 22 (May)
    Public Speak

    Country wide 28 (Mar) Surkhiyon Mein 4 (Apr) Charcha Ka Vishai Ha 15 (May) Vaad-Samvaad 7 (May) Money Talk 7 (May) Current Affairs 22 (Mar)